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When a Freshman Gets the Lead Role...

Sep 21, 2018, 8:00 PM

You're a senior in high school waiting for the cast list of your last musical to be posted. The…

How Studying Drama Can Benefit Students

Jun 16, 2018, 8:00 AM

As drama educators, we obviously believe that the arts should be a crucial part of a student’s…

Here’s How To Work Backstage On Broadway

Dec 20, 2017, 8:00 AM

So, being center stage in the spotlight during the eleven o’clock number isn’t your thing. Instead,…

Every Actor Should be Involved Backstage At Least Once

May 6, 2017, 8:00 AM

It is often said that “actors without stagehands are naked people standing in the dark trying to…

17 Twitter Terms Actors Must Know

Apr 15, 2017, 8:00 AM

I thought I’d break down some Twitter vocabulary (because it intimidates people). Even if you’re a…

Bringing Light From The Shadows: The Job Of A Lighting Designer

Feb 24, 2017, 6:00 PM

We just finished another amazing theatrical production and spent over 50 hours rigging, designing,…

10 Life Lessons Theatre Taught Me

Dec 7, 2016, 9:00 PM

Education is key to the development of the world, and the diversity of various educational…

November 23: Thespis of Icaria Becomes the World’s First Actor

Nov 23, 2016, 11:00 AM

November 23 marks the traditional date when the first ever human being to take the stage and portray…

Off Book Is Coming! 5 Hacks To Help You Memorize Lines

Oct 20, 2016, 8:25 PM

Every actor’s approach to the craft is unique and beautiful. How you “act” varies greatly depending…

The Last Light on the Stage

Oct 14, 2016, 7:25 PM

House lights up. The audience trickles out of the theatre in various discussions of delight and…

Theatre Nerds: Top 15 Broadway Cast Recordings Of All Time

Sep 10, 2016, 8:00 AM

Theatre Nerds Facebook group recently was poled to see what their favorite Broadway Cast Recordings…

Preparing for an Audition

Sep 8, 2016, 5:25 PM

At a typical audition for a musical theatre production, realistically you might only be able to sing…

Theatre: Why Do It At All?

Jun 12, 2016, 5:25 PM

Tis the season for fall show auditions. Every time I audition for a show and deal with the…



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